I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
We all owe death a life.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.